Years active 1954-present
|Name Lisa Gastoni|
Role Film actress
|Born 28 July 1935 (age 80) (1935-07-28) Liguria, Italy|
Awards David di Donatello Golden Plate Award
Nominations David di Donatello for Best Supporting Actress
Movies Submission, Come Play with Me, Seduction, Lips of Lurid Blue, Cock Crows at Eleven
Similar People Salvatore Samperi, Giulio Petroni, Jenny Tamburi, Fernando Di Leo, Massimo Pirri
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Lisa Gastoni (born 28 July 1935) is an Italian film actress.
- Lisa gastoni fare i conti con il cinema grazie zia salvatore samperi
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Lisa gastoni salvatore samperi intervista il fascino indiscreto del successo grazie zia
Daughter of an Italian father and an Irish mother, Gastoni and her family moved to England in 1948. She turned from her initial ambition of being an architect to modeling and acting.
Gastoni returned to Italy in the 1960s, first appearing in sword-and-sandal and swashbuckler films, but eventually gaining the attention of respected directors. The turning point in her film career was her role in Grazie, zia by Salvatore Samperi. This would set the tone for the roles she would play for the next decade; bourgeois women who were seductive yet sexually frustrated, cruel and arrogant yet sad and sympathetic, manipulating the people around them to try and fill the emptiness in their own lives.
After 1978, she retired from acting to focus on painting and writing. In 2005 she returned to the screen with an appearance in the film Cuore Sacro.
Gastoni was named "Best Italian Actress of the Year, 1966" as she received both the Nastro D'Argento Award and the Golden Globe Award from Italy's Foreign Press Association.